Jan 13, 2024

Preschool Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Somerville, MA, USA
Part-time Administrative

Job Description

Reports to: Program Director Department: Preschool Program Schedule: Up to 30 hours per week, varies Pay Range: $21.00-$23.00 per hour The Elizabeth Peabody House (EPH), a settlement house that provides quality child care and other services to residents of Somerville and surrounding communities. The Elizabeth Peabody House (EPH) is seeking experienced, DEEC qualified teachers for full-time positions in its Preschool program. Flexible Schedule Small Sick Time Accrual Paid Professional Development Opportunities About the Program The Elizabeth Peabody House (EPH) is seeking an experienced, DEEC qualified teacher for a part-time positions in its Preschool program. Its preschool provides a developmentally appropriate preschool experience where children are encouraged to make choices and grow in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment. The program provides a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on the needs and interests of the children with an emphasis on developing language, literacy and social emotional skills. The interest areas provide children with the opportunity to make choices and learn through play: block area, dramatic play area, language/literacy areas, writing center, science area, math area, gross motor area, and art area. The teaching staff supports the child's play and development through creative and emergent curriculum. The program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Program Goals The EPH Preschool provides a quality program to preschool children by offering developmentally appropriate activities and experiences. Children develop self-esteem, social skills, emotional skills, language skills, literacy skills, cognitive skills, motor skills, self-help skills, school readiness skills and other life skills. The program seeks to meet the needs of the children and their families by developing continuity of care between school and home. Job description 1. Provide a warm, nurturing, safe and child-focused environment where children are encouraged to develop developmentally appropriate skills. 2. Engage children in structured and unstructured skill-building activities 3. Spend majority of teaching time interacting with children on their level 4. Demonstrate effective communication skills 5. Demonstrate an ability to work with a team, toward the program goals of the EPH Preschool 6. Demonstrate excellent teaching skills through the implementation of curriculum 7. Participate in curriculum development 8. Contribute to weekly classroom newsletter 9. Assist with meal times and other care-taking responsibilities 10. Insure that all DEEC, NAEYC, state, local and agency regulations, policies, philosophy and procedures are implemented and followed. 11. Assist with maintaining all program records, files, logs and documentation 12. Other responsibilities as required

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